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Phytoplankton from the White Sea, Barents Sea, Norwegian Sea and Arctic Basin 1993-2003
Entry ID: ArcOD_2007P6

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Abstract: This dataset describes the Arctic plankton species and diversity in a study area northwest of Russia. It consists of a large database of 37,300 records from 1993-2003. A total of 434 species are represented.

Purpose: To assess the abundance and distribution of phytoplankton species in the Arctic; 1993-2003
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 88.92   S: 65.09   E: -9.5   W: -154.29

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Ratkova,T.
Dataset Title: Phytoplankton from the White Sea, Barents Sea, Norwegian Sea and Arctic Basin 1993-2003
Dataset Release Date: Unpublished material
Data Presentation Form: database
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1993-05-17
Stop Date: 2003-04-25
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Quality COMPLETENESS REPORT: Data are completely keyed in from the dataset

PROCESS DESCRIPTION: Data were collected in field, cleaned, prepared, identified, and digitized .

These data present a snapshot in time, but are representative for the location and depth where collected. Identification is done where applicable and known; different taxonomies might result into different species names.
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Use Constraints These data cannot be redistributed to third parties.

The authors, ARCOD and University of Alaska shall not be held liable for improper or incorrect use of the data described and/or contained herein. These data and related graphics (i.e. GIF or JPG format files) are not legal documents and are not intended to be used as such. The information contained in these data is ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-03-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-02-05